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Bitcoin Losing the $50K Mark, Entering Bearish March: The Weekly Crypto Recap

This week was tough across the board, not just in the cryptocurrency market. It was marked by a serious correlation between Bitcoin and the S&P 500, as well as the entire legacy market, in general.As CryptoPotato reported, the abovementioned correlation reached a 5-month high. While this seems to be bearish in the short term, given that the stock market slumped following government bond yield that gave the market a jolt, there’s also a bullish argument to be made.Last weekend, the US...

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Bitcoin Correlation With S&P 500 at 5-Month High: Is This Bearish for BTC?

Bitcoin and traditional financial markets have been highly correlated over the past couple of months. This was clearly displayed over the past couple of weeks where the cryptocurrency followed stocks closely.BTC and S&P 500 Correlation SurgingData from the cryptocurrency analytics resource skew shows that the realized correlation between Bitcoin’s price and the S&p 500 has surged to a 5-month high. The last time it was at these levels was back in November 2020.Bitcoin – S&P 500...

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Goldman Sachs Plans to Relaunch Its Cryptocurrency Trading Desk

Reports on Reuters today revealed that American multinational investment bank, Goldman Sachs, will offer bitcoin futures and non-deliverable forwards on behalf of its clients starting next week.According to sources familiar with the matter, the move is part of the bank’s effort to take advantage of the fast-growing crypto space, which is gradually becoming an investment of choice for institutional players. Notably, the bank is also considering developing a Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF)...

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Wall Street Asset Manager Stone Ridge Files to Add Bitcoin to its Diversified Alternatives Fund

New York City-based asset manager Stone Ridge has filed documents with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on behalf of its diversified alternatives fund to introduce BTC as the seventh investment strategy. According to the filing with the SEC, the addition will become effective on April 26th, 2021. However, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the giant asset manager will proceed with its BTC endeavor.  The filing enables Stone Ridge to receive exposure for its diversified alternatives...

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GME Stock Price Soars 110% Days After Keith ‘Roaring Kitty’ Reveals $5.5M Position

GameStop has undoubtedly become the most widely discussed company in 2021 following the Wall Street Bets fiasco that catapulted its price to all-time highs far beyond the wildest imaginations.The action on the stock had since cooled down a bit as WSB lost some steam, but in the past few days, it’s on again as the price surged over 110%.GME Stock Price Soars 110%The price for GameStop shares has skyrocketed once again, weeks after the tumultuous fiasco with Wall Street Bets.Upon yesterday’s...

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Demand for Bitcoin at JP Morgan Not There Yet, Says Bank’s Co-President

The giant US multinational investment bank JPMorgan Chase & Co could be among the next entities to get involved with bitcoin. The bank’s co-president Daniel Pinto recently said that while the demand for the first-ever cryptocurrency isn’t fully there yet, it will be at some point, and the institution has to be prepared.JPM To Be Next On The BTC Bandwagon?Last year was indeed pivotal for the primary cryptocurrency as the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted its benefits to the traditional...

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Bitcoin Price Could Peak At $600,000 If It Follows Gold, Says Guggenheim CIO

Guggenheim Partners’ CIO Scott Minerd sees the cryptocurrency industry as a growing and valuable part of the global economy. He doubled-down on his long-term bullish BTC prediction but said that investors need to be wary of the speculative price increase from October 2020 to early January 2021.Minerd On BTC’s Price DevelopmentsThe executive at the Wall Street behemoth has been openly discussing BTC’s price movements and making projections ever since Guggenheim filed documents with the SEC to...

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Mark Cuban Says The HODL Ethos of Bitcoin Traders Helped Him Support r/WallStreetBets

The billionaire investor, Shark Tank personality, and Dallas Mavericks NBA team owner, Mark Cuban; took a few hours to share his knowledge in an AMA with members of the r/WallStreetBets subreddit. He touched on several topics, mostly relating to the collapse of the stock pumping movement and the blockchain industry’s potential.Mark Cuban may have several decades of Wall Street experience, but judging him for what he said on the AMA, he is currently standing on the side of the retail traders....

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The GME Effect: Robinhood To Put IPO Plans On Hold

The first consequence following the GameStop fiasco could be right behind the corner for one of the key players involved – Robinhood. The company has reportedly paused its IPO plans, while Robinhood’s Co-Founder, Vlad Tenev, will likely appear in front of the US Congress to testify on his firm’s controversial actions.Robinhood’s Tenev To Testify In Front Of Congress?The US-based financial services company Robinhood made the news in a rather unpleasant for the company’s way, following last...

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Game Over? Wall Street Bets Stocks GME and AMC Tumble Over 50%

The Wall Street Bets saga is undoubtedly the most interesting thing that happened to the global financial markets in the past few months. A group of Redditors managed to cause mayhem on Wall Street, but is the game over?Wall Street Bets – a Short Story?January was an exciting month. A group called Wall Street Bets propelled a movement that evolved into a protest against Wall Street in the face of large hedge funds. Millions of people weighed in to exploit the fact that some funds had been...

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